ta

[ tah ]
/ tɑ /
|

interjection British Slang.

thank you.

Nearby words

  1. t/d,
  2. t/l,
  3. t1,
  4. t2,
  5. t4,
  6. ta ch'ing,
  7. ta ta,
  8. ta'en,
  9. ta-da,
  10. ta-ra

Origin of ta

First recorded in 1765–75; by infantile shortening and alteration

ṭā

[ tah ]
/ tɑ /

noun

the 16th letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Origin of ṭā

From Arabic

[ tah ]
/ tɑ /

noun

the third letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Origin of

From Arabic

Ta

Symbol, Chemistry.

TA

teaching assistant.
transit authority.

T&A

or T and A

Slang. tits and ass.
tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.
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British Dictionary definitions for ta

ta

/ (tɑː) /

interjection

British informal thank you

Word Origin for ta

C18: imitative of baby talk

Ta

the chemical symbol for

tantalum

TA

abbreviation for (in Britain)

Territorial Army (now superseded by TAVR)
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Word Origin and History for ta

ta

1772, "natural infantile sound of gratitude" [Weekley].

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Medicine definitions for ta

Ta

The symbol for the elementtantalum

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Science definitions for ta

Ta

The symbol for tantalum.

tantalum

[ tăntə-ləm ]

Ta

A hard, heavy, gray metallic element that is highly resistant to corrosion at low temperatures. It is used to make light-bulb filaments, surgical instruments, and glass for camera lenses. Atomic number 73; atomic weight 180.948; melting point 3,017°C; boiling point 5,458°C; specific gravity 16.6; valence 2, 3, 4, 5. See Periodic Table.
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